Progressive Insurance is offering heavy truck roadside assistance as optional coverage to its commercial auto customers.
Five bills recently advanced by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee would affect trucking, including truck parking and driver licensing. Two trucking groups have mixed responses.
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 1.7% in April after decreasing 2.8% in March. In April, the index equaled 112.7 (2015=100) compared with 114.7 in March.
While celebrating the production of 2.5 million engines at its heavy-duty engine plant in Jamestown, New York, Cummins announced it will invest $452 million in the facility to produce its new fuel-agnostic engine line.